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. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not out of the question to get snow in el paso. average snow for the year is 4.8. last year they got 3.
's president hugo chavez, reportedly battling a severe lung infection. some venezuelans are worried about his condition and it may be worse than officials are letting on. >>> plus a new year and a new gaffe from vice president joe biden. the latest and afternoon swearing in ceremony for new senators. we'll have the audio will you not believe. plus this. >> this sure is a crazy way to draw attention. >> who won't notice a hot model in body paint. >> she stands out like a not new.co. >> they get you noticed. >> super ads getting super racy. this year you'll see a twist. "newsroom" starts right now. >> good morning, i'm victor blackwell sitting in for carol costello. we begin with the pulse of the economy. minutes ago the feds released the latest jobs numbers, 155,000 jobs were created in december, not enough to push down the unemployment rate from its revised level of 7.8%. now we're covering all of the angles from the politics to the ripple effect. let's start with christine romans and what the numbers mean. so 155,000 new jobs, christine, that's up a bit from november, but still pretty averag
that the situation surrounding their president hugo chavez is becoming quite serious. a lung infection is not so under control and it is now severe and used the term respiratory insufficiency. he is being treated in cuba where he went december 10 for cancer surgery. he is to be sworn in for a second term in office in just six days so that part is looky somewhat iffy. jill dougherty is live with us at the state department. those are reports that sound pretty dire. has it taken a while to get this information even out to the people of venezuela? >> there are people in venezuela who say they are not being told the full truth. if you read what the government people are saying and also just general information it looks pretty bad. i mean, mr. chavez has been treated for cancer for at least two years and now the prognosis does not look good. and that is what is bringing his possible imminent demise but also the confusion because he is not in venezuela. he is in cuba as you noted. that makes it really complicated to get sworn in again. and so that is a problem. and then you add on to this kind of odd q
the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> venezuelanan's rally today for hugo chavez. chav chavez's health is tragedy i will following his fourth cancer operation. the next update on the president's health will come in a few days. chavez is supposed to be inaugurated for a new term next week. today venezuelanan lawmakers re-elected a speaks of the national assembly. the move could signal support as a possible successor. however, chavez has said he wants his vice president to succeed him. >>> well, the fiscal cliff deal not going over so well with the majority of americans. a new poll finds more disapprove than approve of the new deal. 43% say it's okay. 45 do not. 12% have no opinion. along party lines, two-thirds of democrats gave their okay to the compromise bill which, among other things, taxes the wealthier at higher rates. but almost two-thirds of republicans, they're unhappy over the deal. gallup also found none of the political leaders involved in the fiscal cliff showdown got a favorable rating. house speaker john boehner scoring the worst. >>> the battle over the debt cei
, venezuelan president hugo chavez is supposed to be inaugurated tomorrow but he's still sick in cuba. what now? the first video of google executive chairman eric schmidt in a north korean computer lab. michelle, good morning to you. >> that was my typo, computer lab there, carl. let's start with venezuela, where we are waiting any moment now for the venezuelan supreme court to decide whether or not it is constitutional to delay the inauguration tomorrow of hugo chavez. that is what he has supposedly asked for. that's what the parliament there agreed to do. i say supposedly, because we haven't seen him in nearly a month. there's been no proof of life. he is in cuba receiving cancer treatment at this point. could bring on a constitutional crisis in venezuela, because the constitution there says you're supposed to have an election within 30 days. if the winner cannot actually be inaugurated. we'll see what happens there. we'll show you what's going on with venezuelan bonds. they're widely held with a lot of fixed-income portfolios. look at that, nearly 9%. when hugo chavez first got sick, venezue
decisions from the government. if hugo chavez could have crawled to his inauguration, he would have. he is that ill. he couldn't come in a wheelchair, he couldn't come in an i.v. he couldn't come with doctor and thursdays at his side. for that reason, though, the supreme court has made this determination that his term will start anyway. and, again, we don't know. we're in unchartered waters constitutionally and many worry what that will mean for the political road ahead. >> paula, thanks very much for that report. paula newton on the scene for us. we'll continue to monitor that story. >>> a great white shark is spotted off the florida coast but it's where it came from that may surprise you. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just
. >>> in venezuela officials say president hugo chavez has a severe lung infection and is "fighting for his health" right now. despite rumors that the 58-year-old won't be able to be inaugurated to his fourth term next week, the vice president says chavez can always take the oath at a later time. >>> famed italian designer i haver toia -- vitoria mussoni and his family went missing in a plane friday morning shortly after takeoff over the lo los roquez islands. the family has been informed while search and rescue efforts continue. >>> new details emerging about the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student in me to delhi. a horrific crime that led to protests in india. the victim's male friend who was also attacked is speaking out for the first time about this. here's what he told reuters. >> translator: from where we boarded the bus, they took us around for two, 2 1/2 hours, across overpasses, through all of delhi. then they dropped us below an overpass. then they tried to run over us. we had no clothes. >> so far, five men have been charged with murder, rape, and kidnapping in this case. t
a house. still don't have a word on injuries. other stories. hugo chavez is battling what is called a severe lung infection. the infection could be very serious because chavez's immune system is weakened from cancer. the president has been hospitalized in cuba since undergoing cancer surgery more than three weeks ago. >>> and an amazing story of recovery coming out of london three months after being attacked by taliban gun men malala is being discharged. she was shot in the head for speaking out advocating education for pakistani girls. the 15-year-old now an international symbol of courage. an amazing story of recovery there. >>> his term in the house is over but barney frank could be back on capitol hill. the lawmaker told msnbc he asked to be appointed as a temporary senator if john kerry becomes secretary of state. frank says he wants to be a part of the looming battle over the debt ceiling but says he has no interest in running for the position permanently. >>> let's see if you can spot the difference between the two photos. one of the photos released by nancy pelosi's office a
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